#CountMeIn Call to Action - Week 19: Support Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color

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Our call to action this week invites you to show up for women and people of color by supporting their businesses. Check out the resources below for listings of entrepreneurs, restaurants, contractors, and more.

Use your consumer dollars to support businesses owned by women and people of color.

One of the greatest opportunities Oregonians have for economic impact is the choice of where to eat, where to shop, and whose services to use. Make every effort to spend money in ways that align with your values and create wealth in these communities.

RESOURCES FOR YOU:

NW Health Foundation | Putting All Our Money Where Our Mouth Is With A Contracting Policy

State of Oregon | Minority, Women, Veteran, and Small Business Owners:
A list of resources for minority, women, veteran, and small business owners and a directory of certified firms

Prosper PDX | Mercatus:
An online platform founded in Portland, Oregon to highlight entrepreneurs of color through storytelling and a comprehensive directory

Portland Monthly | 30 Women-Run Portland Restaurants We Love 

Racist Sandwich Podcast | PDX Food Directory
Listings of restaurants and grocery stores owned and operated by people of color in the Portland metro area

Portland Mercury | Support Black Restaurant Days 

Travel Portland | Statewide Minority Owned Business and Enterprise Directory 

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